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Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other.
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Joseph Joubert Quotes

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Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.
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Ruth E. Renkel Quotes

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Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.
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Joseph Addison Quotes

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Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.
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Gloria Naylor Quotes

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Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name.
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The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering-galleries, they are clearly heard at the end and by posterity.
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My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass." "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply."We're raising boys."
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When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
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Mark Twain Quotes

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Henry James once defined life as that predicament which precedes death, and certainly nobody owes you a debt of honor or gratitude for getting him into that predicament. But a child does owe his father a debt, if Dad, having gotten him into this peck of trouble, takes off his coat and buckles down to the job of showing his son how best to crash through it.
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Clarence Budington Kelland Quotes

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There are three stages of a man's life: He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn't believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.
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